The adorable duo on TikTok, Charli, and Dixie D’Amelio captivated themselves to their 180 million combined followers in brief bursts of dancing, slamming, and goofing. It is seen that on a new television series about the sisters’ lives as teen internet stars, it shows a content warning to viewers about mental-health struggles.
Featuring the disconnect between peppy social-media content and sober real-life marks the next phase of expansion for the first family of TikTok. “The D’Amelio Show,” is an eight-episode documentary series, features Charli, Dixie, and their parents, Heidi and Marc, who each boast about 10 million TikTok followers of their own, as they earned fame as a business and a surreal group experience. The show is produced for Hulu, which serves as a case study in the ways doyen leverages different platforms for different purposes and meets challenges on each.
In an interview, with a leading news platform, Marc D’Amelio said - “We realized quickly that people really don’t know who we are from these 15-second videos on TikTok and photographs on Instagram.”
Earlier, Charli started posting videos from her bedroom and bathroom in 2019 coincided with the explosion of TikTok. Charli at the age of 15 captivated amassed a bigger following than any person on the app. almost five years back, that helped slingshot her sister, and parents to influencer status, prompted a family move from Connecticut to Los Angeles, and led to deals for the sisters with Dunkin’, Hollister and other brands.
“The D’Amelio Show” apprehended Charli and Dixie’s lives, but shows notably little of the activity that helped them become famous in the first place: making stuff for social media.
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Their mother Heidi added - “It was odd to them to have cameras and people watching them when they make content, they get shy about it.” She accepts her daughters’ reluctance to make a spontaneous, trial-and-error process public.
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